A National Historic Landmark, Kirtland Temple is the first temple built by the early Latter Day Saints and the only one completed in the life of Mormon founder Joseph Smith. In this richly illustrated guide, the story of the temple is told by two of the people who know it best.
The early Saints made deep sacrifices to build this beautiful structure, only to be forced to abandon it a few years later. A small handful of Saints continued to meet in the temple and worked tirelessly to preserve it for future generations. Today Kirtland Temple receives tens of thousands of visitors each year – both the faithful and the curious.
House of the Lord is a full-color guide to the temple, including the photography of VAL BRINKERHOFF as well as diagrams and maps by JOHN HAMER.